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Conklin
06-01-2009, 10:37 AM
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Mon, 01 Jun 2009 10:07:47 -0700

The Associated Press reports the Detroit Lions released OT George Foster Monday, June 1. The move is expected to pave the way to add OT Jon Jansen, who was expected to take a physical with the team Monday, June 1, before signing a contract.

lets sign him!

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TheReverend
06-01-2009, 10:43 AM
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Doggcow
06-01-2009, 10:43 AM
Imagine the kind of uproar we'd see here if we were flipped with them in that deal. People overreact to Arrington like crazy, they'd burn this mother****er down!

Gcver2ver3
06-01-2009, 11:07 AM
George Foster released?...

are you thinkin what i'm thinkin?...

Smiling Assassin27
06-01-2009, 11:08 AM
George Foster released?...

are you thinkin what i'm thinkin?...

2k

Hotrod
06-01-2009, 11:11 AM
who???

Gcver2ver3
06-01-2009, 11:12 AM
2k

all day long!...

Natedogg
06-01-2009, 11:41 AM
2k

sacks, that is.

Conklin
06-01-2009, 11:42 AM
sacks, that is.

he provides us the best pass rush denver has seen in YEARS

Hotrod
06-01-2009, 11:43 AM
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Kaylore
06-01-2009, 11:49 AM
Well that's one season later than I thought he would be. I guess it took a new coach. Didn't even let his softness play in training camp. He's done.

http://www.the-reel-mccoy.com/movies/2002/images/TheTwoTowers_GandalfTheWhite.jpg

"So passes the career of Foster, son of Taco John."

CEH
06-01-2009, 12:01 PM
IIRC, 2003 was the year Shanny got greedy and screwed up the deal with the Ravens who went with NE and got their '03 #45 and next year's #1 which turned out to be Vince Wilork all for Kyle Boller. I think #45 turned out to be another bust Bethal Johnson

Meck77
06-01-2009, 12:02 PM
Another Shanny bust. What else is new.

The Joker
06-01-2009, 12:06 PM
http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/2009/writers/aaron_curry/02/26/diary/jim-schwartz.jpg

"Hear now, George Foster, son of Taco John, I release you from my service. Go now and die in what way seems best to you."

LittleFloyd
06-01-2009, 12:08 PM
dude can't play dead.

Taco John
06-01-2009, 12:11 PM
http://i.cdn.turner.com/si/2009/writers/aaron_curry/02/26/diary/jim-schwartz.jpg

"Hear now, George Foster, son of Taco John, I release you from my service. Go now and die in what way seems best to you."


Mixing in a little Denethor, I see.

Taco John
06-01-2009, 12:13 PM
The guy had so much potential physically, but absolutely no motor whatsoever. Thankfully, we've got Clady to more than replace him. Even if Clady came from a community college trying to pass itself off as a real university.

HEAV
06-01-2009, 12:17 PM
sacks, that is.

Sacks, false starts, holding...

bfoflcommish
06-01-2009, 12:47 PM
he lasted a little longer there than bly did here...hahahahaha

The Joker
06-01-2009, 03:21 PM
Mixing in a little Denethor, I see.

That Denethor line is hands down the best thing about the entire LOTR series.

BroncoBuff
06-01-2009, 03:36 PM
He's as bad a 1st rounder as Middlebrooks, even Nash. The only difference is, they didn't force Nash on the field ... we had better alternatives. Mike forced George onto the field, at least until Cornell Green came to town.

Bronx33
06-01-2009, 03:43 PM
I guess the lions don't want their QB killed ( solid move if you ask me)

footstepsfrom#27
06-01-2009, 03:45 PM
He's as bad a 1st rounder as Middlebrooks, even Nash. The only difference is, they didn't force Nash on the field ... we had better alternatives. Mike forced George onto the field, at least until Cornell Green came to town.
ROFL! Is it amazing how fast our OT's went from pure crap to pure gold?

footstepsfrom#27
06-01-2009, 03:47 PM
I guess the lions don't want their QB killed ( solid move if you ask me)
I think the move was written into Matt Stafford's contract.

Bronx33
06-01-2009, 03:49 PM
I think the move was written into Matt Stafford's contract.


:rofl:

Tombstone RJ
06-01-2009, 03:54 PM
George Foster... yah, I tried hard to defend this pick. I was a Shanny apologist to the extreme when he picked George Foster... it was like a repeat nightmare of the Paul Toviessi fiasco... the pick is made and everyone on ESPN is scratching their heads going wtf??

Los Broncos
06-01-2009, 05:15 PM
Sacks, false starts, holding...

I remember him getting flagged for three straight false starts last year.

Rock Chalk
06-01-2009, 06:12 PM
The guy had so much potential physically, but absolutely no motor whatsoever. Thankfully, we've got Clady to more than replace him. Even if Clady came from a community college trying to pass itself off as a real university.

This is one of those things Issac, its gonna stay with you....forever.

Kinda like Mock and the meth alley business.

Rock Chalk
06-01-2009, 06:14 PM
That Denethor line is hands down the best thing about the entire LOTR series.

Thats crazy talk.

The Balrog was the best part of the whole series. Tolkien was weofull non-descriptive of the beast in the books, and they did an excellent job of interpreting what one looks like.

Florida_Bronco
06-01-2009, 06:18 PM
He's as bad a 1st rounder as Middlebrooks, even Nash. The only difference is, they didn't force Nash on the field ... we had better alternatives. Mike forced George onto the field, at least until Cornell Green came to town.

We got 3 starting years out of him (2 that were pretty solid) but you consider that as bad as players that we got virtually no contribution from? ???

Rock Chalk
06-01-2009, 06:21 PM
We got 3 starting years out of him (2 that were pretty solid) but you consider that as bad as players that we got virtually no contribution from? ???

We got 2 pretty solid years out of Foster?

Were those teh last two years when he wasnt playing for us? :)

Florida_Bronco
06-01-2009, 06:22 PM
We got 2 pretty solid years out of Foster?

Were those teh last two years when he wasnt playing for us? :)

Actually no, he had a really up and down 06. In 04 and 05 though, he did pretty good.

BroncoBuff
06-01-2009, 09:05 PM
We got 3 starting years out of him (2 that were pretty solid) but you consider that as bad as players that we got virtually no contribution from? ???

I wouldn't call them really "solid," I think Shanahan forced jhim onlt the fuield and stubbornly refused to give up on him, even though reality dictated he should have.

I'll retract the Nash comparison, but comparing him to Middlebrooks is spot on.

Kaylore
06-01-2009, 11:08 PM
I wouldn't call them really "solid," I think Shanahan forced jhim onlt the fuield and stubbornly refused to give up on him, even though reality dictated he should have.


:saywhat:

Hogan11
06-02-2009, 12:05 AM
So much for "Maple" where's that bullshat Madden graphic of him now??......whadda flop. :nono:

Cito Pelon
06-02-2009, 08:02 AM
Thats crazy talk.

The Balrog was the best part of the whole series. Tolkien was weofull non-descriptive of the beast in the books, and they did an excellent job of interpreting what one looks like.

I don't remember a beast called a "weofull". It does sound very ferocious, though.

~Crash~
06-02-2009, 08:45 AM
when George busted that dudes leg he seemed to quit that day. I hope Houston picks him up Alex will have him an all pro in no time .

Conklin
06-06-2009, 12:44 PM
<table width="630" border="0"><tbody><tr><td width="80%">Browns | G. Foster signed
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BroncoBuff
06-06-2009, 12:59 PM
The pick is made and everyone on ESPN is scratching their heads going wtf??

In a lesser way, Mike was kinda like Al Davis with draft picks ... he thought he was more clever than everybody else, he thought that he could identify guys that others overlooked.

Ergo Foster, Toviessi, Middlebrooks, Moss, etc ... etc ....

TheReverend
06-06-2009, 01:01 PM
<table width="630" border="0"><tbody><tr><td width="80%">Browns | G. Foster signed
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Cleveland would be wise to stick him at RG, imo.

Punisher
06-06-2009, 01:12 PM
I wish the best for Foster,I know he was a bad LT/RT but i think he can be a really Good LG/RG in the NFL.

I mean the man is a pretty good Run Blocker.....

barryr
06-06-2009, 01:25 PM
Foster was yet another high drafted bust by the Shahanan regime.

cabronco
06-06-2009, 01:26 PM
I always seem to remember Foster and Tatum Bell always having choice words for each other, when there was a run to the right and Taters would get blown up. Its like they couldnt get on the same page. Taters would run right into the lane Foster was taking his defender to. Oh how I dont miss that.

barryr
06-06-2009, 01:29 PM
Tatum was too busy falling down before he took a hit.

Punisher
06-06-2009, 01:44 PM
Tatum was too busy falling down before he took a hit.

Tinkerbell was pretty good that year when him and Mike.A ran for like 1900 yards after that he fell off.He play ok and that last game of the year last year too.

lazarus4444
06-06-2009, 02:01 PM
Tatum Bell was the only offensive player to show up for the last 3 games last season.

barryr
06-06-2009, 04:06 PM
The knock on Tatum coming into the NFL was he wasn't strong between the tackles because he wouldn't/couldn't take a hit. Great speed, but not tough. That evaluation turned out to be true. He'd get a good hit and the rest of the game, he'd try to bounce it outside. What was Tatum doing after leaving the Broncos? Soft RB's don't have long careers. He helped the team last year to a point, but will he be on this team again? No. Will he be lucky to make any team next season? Yes.

KipCorrington25
06-06-2009, 11:09 PM
In related news Jarvis Moss is a total and complete 100% bust. Please release with extreme prejudice.

Caveat Lector
06-07-2009, 12:43 AM
<table width="630" border="0"><tbody><tr><td width="80%">Browns | G. Foster signed
</td><td width="20%">Comment (0) (http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=571753) http://www.kffl.com/images/icons/twitter.jpg (http://twitter.com/?status=Per%20KFFL.com:%20Browns%20%7C%20G.%20Fost er%20signed%20-%20http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=571753) http://www.kffl.com/images/icons/facebook.jpg (http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?u=http://www.kffl.com/gnews.php?id=571753)</td></tr></tbody></table>Sat, 06 Jun 2009 04:32:34 -0700 Len Pasquarelli (http://www.kffl.com/link/17), of ESPN.com (http://www.kffl.com/link/9), reports the Cleveland Browns (http://www.kffl.com/team/13/nfl) signed free-agent OT George Foster (http://www.kffl.com/player/5923/nfl) (Lions). Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Boy his career is coming along in leaps and bounds. At this rate, in 30 years time he'll end up at a Superbowl team...

cutthemdown
06-07-2009, 02:47 AM
I wish the best for Foster,I know he was a bad LT/RT but i think he can be a really Good LG/RG in the NFL.

I mean the man is a pretty good Run Blocker.....

Meh he's just not a good football player. Some got it some don't.

IMO he just lacks fire.

BroncoBuff
06-07-2009, 03:00 AM
I wish the best for Foster,I know he was a bad LT/RT but i think he can be a really Good LG/RG in the NFL.

I mean the man is a pretty good Run Blocker.....

That sounds like a Cowboys/Leonard Davis move ... might work if they try it.

Many thought Leonard had no fire either, but he's a Pro Bowl guard now.

Caveat Lector
08-24-2009, 06:48 PM
http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2009/08/24/browns-bounce-george-foster/

Dare I say it?

ZONA
08-24-2009, 07:03 PM
Didn't Shanny say something like if not for an injury during the draft, this guy would have been a top 10 pick? I could have swore I heard something similar to that from him.

tsiguy96
08-24-2009, 07:05 PM
Didn't Shanny say something like if not for an injury during the draft, this guy would have been a top 10 pick? I could have swore I heard something similar to that from him.

shanny said that abouta LOT LOT of players...

CHANGSTER
08-24-2009, 07:05 PM
I always thought Foster could be a good pass rusher being intangible and all. Good for some hurries at least.

DBroncos4life
08-24-2009, 07:07 PM
shanny said that abouta LOT LOT of players...

I don't recall Shanny making that claim to much from 2004 on.

listopencil
08-24-2009, 08:41 PM
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listopencil
08-24-2009, 08:42 PM
That's how I'll always remember him.

baja
08-24-2009, 08:46 PM
There must be some mistake, TJ told us Foster would be a corner stone LT for 10 years.

BroncoBuff
08-24-2009, 08:50 PM
LOL classic listo .......

SoCalBronco
08-24-2009, 08:50 PM
I always thought Foster could be a good pass rusher being intangible and all. Good for some hurries at least.

What?

footstepsfrom#27
08-24-2009, 08:55 PM
Matt Stafford put his foot down.

footstepsfrom#27
08-24-2009, 08:56 PM
http://www.geocities.com/tonygrahamvirtualdrive/interstate72.gif
We have a winner.

watermock
08-24-2009, 08:58 PM
Yep, that trade for Portis paid off in spades.

Dr. Broncenstein
08-24-2009, 08:59 PM
Actually no, he had a really up and down 06. In 04 and 05 though, he did pretty good.

Especiallay when standing on the sidelines cheering on Cornell Green. Check out Foster cheering on a long Tatum Bell touchdown run....

http://www.orangemane.com/BB/attachment.php?attachmentid=13065&stc=1&d=1130783418

Kid A
08-24-2009, 09:05 PM
Especiallay when standing on the sidelines cheering on Cornell Green. Check out Foster cheering on a long Tatum Bell touchdown run....

http://www.orangemane.com/BB/attachment.php?attachmentid=13065&stc=1&d=1130783418

ROFL! Between him and Ian Gold we had a solid cheerleading squad.

CHANGSTER
08-24-2009, 09:06 PM
What?

Yeah, it was a way too subtle joke along the same lines as when people would call him "the ghost" because he looked solid but rushers would pass right through him. It was probably funnier in my head and 4 years ago.

Dr. Broncenstein
08-24-2009, 09:06 PM
Tinkerbell was pretty good that year when him and Mike.A ran for like 1900 yards after that he fell off.He play ok and that last game of the year last year too.

Tatum was a weapon in 2005. Using him as a change of pace back with Mike Anderson, and limiting his reps to 10-12 touches was ideal. That combo ran for around 2000 yards... and when Plummer took care of the ball, that offense was good enough to beat anyone except the Colts. I honestly thought when Pittsburg beat the Colts in the playoffs, we were set.

Dr. Broncenstein
08-24-2009, 09:07 PM
Dr. McBroncenstein has a ring to it....

Caveat Lector
08-24-2009, 09:22 PM
Yeah, it was a way too subtle joke along the same lines as when people would call him "the ghost" because he looked solid but rushers would pass right through him. It was probably funnier in my head and 4 years ago.

Yes, he certainly did provide a good pass rush.

So much for "he'll turn into a solid guard one day"... I suppose there is a remote chance he catches on somewhere else. Maybe Andy Reid is a closet dog lover and inserts him to protect Vick's blindside?

Florida_Bronco
08-24-2009, 09:24 PM
Especiallay when standing on the sidelines cheering on Cornell Green. Check out Foster cheering on a long Tatum Bell touchdown run....

http://www.orangemane.com/BB/attachment.php?attachmentid=13065&stc=1&d=1130783418

He lost some playing time because of injury in 2005.

DHallblows
08-24-2009, 09:34 PM
Yep, that trade for Portis paid off in spades.

Oh yeah, I forgot you're one of the 5 people that think that was a bad trade for us...

SouthStndJunkie
08-24-2009, 09:38 PM
Bi-curious George Foster.

BroncoBuff
08-24-2009, 09:38 PM
Especiallay when standing on the sidelines cheering on Cornell Green. Check out Foster cheering on a long Tatum Bell touchdown run....

http://www.orangemane.com/BB/attachment.php?attachmentid=13065&stc=1&d=1130783418

That was one of the best damn football games I ever saw in my life ... and now I can watch it whenever I want .... THANKS ATLAS!!!

Dr. Broncenstein
08-24-2009, 09:57 PM
He lost some playing time because of injury in 2005.

He also lost some playing time due to the fact he sucked dog balls.

Los Broncos
08-24-2009, 10:14 PM
I really liked Foster till he broke that guys leg or whatever, seems he lost it from there on out.

What kind of effect did Taylor breaking Theisman's leg have on him? just curious.

DBroncos4life
08-24-2009, 10:36 PM
I really liked Foster till he broke that guys leg or whatever, seems he lost it from there on out.

What kind of effect did Taylor breaking Theisman's leg have on him? just curious.

Coke....

Los Broncos
08-24-2009, 10:38 PM
Coke....

Haha, I doubt Foster would go to those lengths.

Caveat Lector
08-24-2009, 10:42 PM
I really liked Foster till he broke that guys leg or whatever, seems he lost it from there on out.

A lot of people say he lost his fire from that point on. The debate is whether he had any for a start. He started a lot of games which is better than most busts, but you could also put that down to Shanny's refusal to admit he was wrong...

Florida_Bronco
08-24-2009, 11:10 PM
He also lost some playing time due to the fact he sucked dog balls.

If that's the story you want to stick to.

baja
08-24-2009, 11:19 PM
He also lost some playing time due to the fact he sucked dog balls.

Cruelty to animals will get you suspended in this league buster.

Ratboy
08-25-2009, 05:42 AM
He's as bad a 1st rounder as Middlebrooks, even Nash. The only difference is, they didn't force Nash on the field ... we had better alternatives. Mike forced George onto the field, at least until Cornell Green came to town.

Whoa whoa whoa!

Middlebrooks could at least stop somebody.

bronco militia
08-25-2009, 07:23 AM
Whoa whoa whoa!

Middlebrooks could at least stop somebody.

when did this happen?

Rohirrim
08-25-2009, 07:28 AM
Foster is living proof of that old aphorism, "He can't tell dollars from donuts."

Beantown Bronco
08-25-2009, 07:41 AM
Whoa whoa whoa!

Middlebrooks could at least stop somebody.

"Himself" doesn't count.

Ratboy
08-25-2009, 08:04 AM
when did this happen?

I remember a few games back in 2004, can't recall specific games though.

Rock Chalk
08-25-2009, 09:01 AM
when did this happen?

I can only recall one good performance by Middlebust and that was against New Orleans in New Orleans.

THe same game CHamp had that stupid crazy pick in the end zone. Middlebrooks played a pretty good game that day.

But that was the exception, not the rule.

Beantown Bronco
08-25-2009, 09:06 AM
THe same game CHamp had that stupid crazy pick in the end zone.

I remember that one. Probably the best INT I've ever seen in my life.

Rock Chalk
08-25-2009, 09:08 AM
IM glad someone remembers it. It was in teh corner of the end zone and I couldnt see it between my hangover and the stupid Superdome layout. I just remember everyone saying it was crazy good.

TheReverend
08-25-2009, 09:19 AM
I remember that one. Probably the best INT I've ever seen in my life.

That was the dive in the endzone and tapped feet in somehow, right?

Rock Chalk
08-25-2009, 10:42 AM
That was the dive in the endzone and tapped feet in somehow, right?

Yes.